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This Day in Arizona History
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    • May 17

    • May 17
    • Buehman Studios
    • Chinese Americans Arizona Tucson
    • On this day in 1901, Arizona's Chinese residents faced much discrimination, despite their many contributions to the development of the Territory. A 1901 Arizona law prohibited Chinese from marrying Anglos, stating "the marriage of a person of...
    • June 29

    • June 29
    • Unknown
    • American Red Cross--History
    • The first Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross was organized in Phoenix on this date in 1916. This undated photograph is identified as the Red Cross Division marching in a parade during World War I (1914-1918).
    • April 1

    • April 1
    • Unknown
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 10th; United States. Army African American troops
    • The United States 10th Cavalry, known as Buffalo Soldiers, was transferred from Texas to Arizona on this date in 1885. This photograph shows a group of 10th Calvary troops at Fort Apache, circa 1890.
    • April 27

    • April 27
    • Unknown
    • Spanish-American War, 1898--Regimental histories--United States--1st Cavalry (Volunteer)
    • On this date in 1898, Arizonans enlisted in the Rough Riders for service in the Spanish American War. This 1898 photograph is identified as the Rough Riders after their return from Cuba. Note Theodore Roosevelt seated in the center.
    • June 12

    • June 12
    • Unknown
    • Aeronautics, Commercial--Arizona--Tucson
    • Tucson celebrated the completion of the Greater Airport at the Davis-Monthan field on this date in 1930. This photograph is identified as an American Airlines Fokker tri-motor taking off in June 1933.
    • January 18

    • January 18
    • Unknown
    • African American students; Minorities -- Education -- United States
    • Tucson's first school for African-American children was establish on this date in 1917. The school was named for poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. This undated photograph shows the front of Dunbar School.
    • May 16

    • May 16
    • Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--Tucson; Aircraft industry--Arizona--Tucson
    • The Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation of Tucson advertised on this date in 1944 that its B-24 Liberator planes carried many tons of aircraft parts and supplies that were urgently needed by American airmen based halfway around the world....
    • June 3

    • June 3
    • Buehman Studios
    • Alianza Hispano-Americana; Mexican American associations, institutions, etc.
    • Alianza Hispano Americana, founded in Tucson in 1894 as a fraternal benefits society, was celebrating its 50th year on this day in 1944. Alianza Hispano Americana had grown into one of the largest and best known Mexican-American sociedades...
    • February 14

    • February 14
    • Unknown
    • Arizona--History. Statehood (American politics)
    • On this day in 1912, President Taft signed the Statehood Bill making Arizona the 48th state of the United States.
    • February 5

    • February 5
    • Buehman Studios
    • American National Red Cross. Tucson Chapter--Miscellanea.
    • On this date in 1917, Arizona Red Cross Chapters were told to prepare for war efforts. This undated photograph shows a typical Red Cross Health Center in Southern Arizona in the early part of the 20th century.

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